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Plesant walk in the sun

Beautiful well kept area very enjoyable for a stroll. Lost of character in the surrounding buildings

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ben C
Very pretty garden!

Even though my husband and I visited in December it was still a very lovely garden to walk through... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful well kept area very enjoyable for a stroll. Lost of character in the surrounding buildings

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ben C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even though my husband and I visited in December it was still a very lovely garden to walk through! Very quiet and peaceful!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank megs021081
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We live near Westgate and it's very nice to have a walk and relax with family,watch the ducks and their babies.Early summer the flowers are in full bloom and you just sit by the river with a coffee and cheeky sandwich and chill out.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laura W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to Canterbury for the weekend and walked though the gardens a few times as it was between our hotel and the city centre. Really beautiful place and nice relaxing to walk along the river. We came in winter so not all the flowers were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chelseaf955
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had good weather and it was perfect to sit by the river and eat our picnic. The gardens are beautiful. Sitting on a bench watching the boats being punted was truly relaxing .

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It 's worth finding these gardens and taking your time walking through time. So pretty with the water flowing through.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank LadyBeeTravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful. Nothing to not like about it. Just stunning. Amazing scenery. Very very lovely walk!!!!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank charliethereviewer97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In sunny weather, it is lovely to walk alongside this branch of the River Stour, with the gardens next to it. You also pass on old mill, and have an unusual view of the Westgate, the same view which Turner painted in about 1800, in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nicholasreed2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It matches every single one of the photos you'll see. All through the year (but especially in the less cold months) it has such a beauty and sense of life and charm about it.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Anna-reviews-123
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Nice area to walk by the water, in either direction from Westgate, although much more of a walk, far longer, when you take the opposite direction from the one towards the station (which we did first). You also come across the original Roman Road on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 09SueP
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29 March 2018|
Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see no reason why you can’t
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Response from Jaqueline S | Reviewed this property |
Hi flat, can opt in and out of length of walk
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Response from Monchylavender | Reviewed this property |
There are about three Park and Ride parks around Canterbury and I would suggest using one of these. Canterbury is easy to walk around but not easy to park actually in the city. Using the Park and Ride solves that problem and... More